Fried Watercress Recipe

Fried Watercress is a recipe which you will simply love. An effortlessly prepared side dish; the Fried Watercress is a dish that you would love to serve at coming party!


MethodMain Ingredient


 Watercress4 Ounce
 Peanut oil2 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Dessertspoon)
 Ginger slice1 , crushed (Thin Slice)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Hot chicken stock4 Tablespoon
 Ginger sherry1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Pinch
 Soy sauce1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cornflour1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cold water2 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Dessertspoon)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 161 Calories from Fat 118

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.6%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.8 mg

Sodium 476.5 mg19.9%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.74 g2.9%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 5 g9.1%

Vitamin A 72.4% Vitamin C 84.3%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pick over the watercress, removing and discarding any discoloured or limp leaves, but do not trim the stalks unless they are very coarse.
Heat the oil and in it fry the ginger and garlic.
When the latter is pale gold discard it.
Add the stock, sherry, watercress, seasonings and soy sauce, and stir while cooking for 1 minute.
Stir in the cornflour, blended with the water, and boil for 1 1/2 minutes.